I know what I bring to the table.
So trust me when I say I'm not afraid to eat alone.
I don't reply other than to say here in this very private space, Stop it.
I have forty thousand photos, over actually (it's ridiculous). My friend Willie would understand, and he would also understand when I tell you.
Not in one of those over forty thousand test slides was a human ever truly alone.
A motto of Joann Kelly Carney Day.
"You are never alone."
That little voice in the back of my head just whispered and laughed,
"Oh yeah. Books are your friends."
Then I think, Alright. I'm okay with that.